Emotion charadesCharades is a classic party game that even young children can enjoy. This version of the game prompts children to act out emotional states and think about what events might prompt such feelings.
My Book of WhyKids ask a lot of questions. Turn their tough questions into a Book of Why. It's a great way to start building a child's research skills at an early age and to show them that "Why?" is a great question!
Puppy careCaring for pets—in real life and in play scenarios—helps children develop qualities of responsibility and empathy. Developing these important social skills will help your child thrive in school and in life.
Sadie's dayThis printable activity encourages your child to think about appropriate emotional responses to varied scenarios. Identifying the proper emotional response to a scenario is an important social development skill.
Meg's petThe ability to describe events and tell stories is an important prereading skill. Children with good narrative skills understand story structure and that stories have a beginning, middle and end.
Short vowel word sortSounding out, or decoding, words with the consonant-vowel-consonant pattern (such as dog) is a great place for an emergent reader to start. In this printable, sorting words based on their sounds helps children pay attention to the individual sounds within words.
Signs for safetyAs they become readers, children need to understand that different texts have different purposes. In this printable, children distinguish between different types of texts, such as lists, newspapers, and signs.